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  • Page 4: Printing With Zoombrowser Ex

    ZoomBrowser EX enables you to import image data captured with digital cameras or scanners into a computer and produce photo-quality printouts in a quick and easy fashion. Using ZoomBrowser EX with a Canon BJ printer and a scanner or digital camera, you can enjoy superb-quality photo prints.
  • Page 5 Printing in a Specified Photo Size Printing in the Borderless Printing Mode (Fixed Photo Size Printing) (Tiled photo) You can print images in the specified photo You can print images with no margins around each size. image, so that a single image is printed borderless along the paper edges and multiple images are arranged like tiles with no space between them (available with BJ printers that support the...
  • Page 6 Printing on Canon Perforated Paper You can easily make your images fit in a sheet of Canon perforated paper.
  • Page 7: Basic Operation Procedure

    Basic Operation Procedure The basic operation steps to capture, import, edit, and print photo images are summarized below. STEP 1 Acquire images with a digital camera or a scanner. Shooting / scanning...
  • Page 8 Using the Camera Window, import STEP 2 images from a memory card or a Importing images digital camera. Start ZoomBrowser EX. ZoomBrowser EX supports some simple image editing features. The Automation wizard provides easy means of importing images.
  • Page 9 STEP 3 Specify the print mode. Just follow the wizard to select a print mode option Selecting a layout from Artwork/Layout album, Index printing, Fixed photo size printing, Borderless printing (Tiled photo), and Canon perforated paper printing.
  • Page 10 STEP 5 The images can be printed on Canon Printing perforated paper (such as Photo Paper Pro <PC-101S> or Glossy Photo Card <FM-101>). Borderless printing is also supported.
  • Page 11: What Are Canon Utilities

    What are Canon Utilities? Canon Utilities are the application softwares included in the BJ Solution Disk or Setup Software & User’s Guide in the CD-ROM that comes with your BJ series printer. These utilities enable you to display, save (import) to the computer's hard disk, edit, print the images captured using a digital camera or scanner.
  • Page 12: Starting Zoombrowser Ex

    Starting ZoomBrowser EX This subsection describes how to start ZoomBrowser EX. ZoomBrowser EX supports the following image file types: Windows bitmap Flachpix Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG) Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) KODAK Photo CD Windows Metafile Starting ZoomBrowser EX...
  • Page 13 Steps From the Start menu, select Programs, Canon Utilities, ZoomBrowser EX, and again ZoomBrowser EX. Canon ZoomBrowser EX starts and ZoomBrowser EX application window opens. Starting ZoomBrowser EX...
  • Page 14 Note ³ To learn more about the main window, refer to Basic Operations in the Browser Display Area. Starting ZoomBrowser EX...
  • Page 15 When starting ZoomBrowser EX for the First Time... When starting ZoomBrowser EX for the first time, you will see a message window as shown below. Click the Yes button to register the Windows folder named My Picture as an Image Folder of ZoomBrowser EX.
  • Page 16: Creating Panoramic Photo Using Photostitch

    Creating Panoramic Photo Using PhotoStitch PhotoStitch is an easy-to-use image merger utility which enbles you to create a panoramic photo by merging multiple photos taken with a digital camera. Steps In the Browser Display Area of the ZoomBrowser EX, select multiple photo images (thumbnails) to merge.
  • Page 17: Using Zoombrowser Ex

    Using ZoomBrowser EX This section describes the basic operations and the functions of the ZoomBrowser EX. • Basic Operations in the Browser Display Area • Changing View Mode in the Browser Display Area • Image Database • Processing Image Using Image Viewer •...
  • Page 18: Basic Operations In The Browser Display Area

    ZoomBrowser EX. images are shown as thumbnails. You can change When a Canon digital camera is connected to your com- the thumbnail size, the way the information is dis- puter, double-click the Canon Camera icon, and you can view all the photos stored in the memory card of camera in played, the viewing modes, and other settings.
  • Page 19: Zoom Mode

    MINIMIZE buttons Click this button to reduce the Control Panel into a minia- ture window (see the figure on the right). You can mouse- drag it anywhere on the computer screen. View Mode buttons ZOOM MODE Click the ZOOM MODE button on the Control Panel to enter the Zoom mode. The Zoom mode displays the images contained in the folder currently selected in the Tree View, in the reduced form of thumbnails.
  • Page 20 Tool switching buttons Click these buttons to select a tool (mouse pointer) used in the Browser Display Area. Button Name Function SELECT Turns the mouse pointer into a selection tool.Select this tool for the usual button operations in ZoomBrowser EX, for example, selecting images and folders. ZOOM IN Turns the mouse pointer into a zoom-in tool.Select this tool for zooming in button...
  • Page 21: Changing View Mode In The Browser Display Area

    Changing View Mode in the Browser Display Area There are two View Mode buttons in the Control Panel, the SCROLL MODE button and the ZOOM MODE button. • Zoom Mode Click the ZOOM MODE button on the Control Panel to enter the Zoom mode. The images contained in the folder selected in the Tree View are displayed in the reduced form of thumbnails.
  • Page 22 • Scroll Mode Click the SCROLL MODE button on the Control Panel to enter the Scroll mode. The images in the selected folder or subfolders contained in the selected folder are displayed. The images are shown as thumbnails, while the subfolders are shown as folder icons.When in the Scroll Mode, you can zoom in the images contained a subfolder by double-clicking the folder icon.
  • Page 23 Using Magnifier glass Some thumbnails are displayed smaller than others, depending on the folder structure. The Magnifier is a convenient tool for viewing small thumbnails. To use the Magnifier, select the Magnifier from the View menu. You can move the Magnifier glass over the Browser Display Area by dragging it with the mouse. When you want to have a closer look, point the glass to a thumbnail, and view the enlarged image in the Magnifier window.
  • Page 24: Image Database

    Image Database Registering Image Folders is a necessary procedure, if you have image data stored in your hard disk folders or on removable volumes, and if you want to process, print or manage them from ZoomBrowser EX. First register the folder / volume which you want to store the image data. When a folder on the hard disk is registered as an Image Folder, you can save folders and images in that Folder from the ZoomBrowser EX window.
  • Page 25 Image Library One When ZoomBrowser EX is installed in your computer, it automatically creates a default folder named Image Library One, where it copies its sample image files. Under this default Folder, you can create a new folder and save the imported images. You can also create a new Image Folder besides the default one.
  • Page 26 Registering the My Pictures folder as an Image Folder On starting ZoomBrowser EX for the first time, a message box appears and asks you if you want to register the My Pictures folder to the ZoomBrowser EX. If you click Yes here, the Windows folder named My Pictures will be registered as an Image Folder and displayed in the Tree View.
  • Page 27 Registering Folders on the Hard Disk as Image Folders You can select folders on your hard disks and register them as new Image Folders. To learn how to register removable volumes such as CDs, MOs and FDs, refer to the following Registering Removable Volumes as Image Folders.
  • Page 28 From the Register Image Folder dialog box, select the folder which you want to register as an Image Folder, and click the OK button. The registration message box appears Click the OK button. The selected folder will be registered as an Image Folder. Note ³...
  • Page 29 Registering Removable Volumes as Image Folders You can register removable volumes such as CDs, MOs and FDs, as new Image Folders. When a volume is registered as an Image Folder, the database acquires its file information, including the thumbnails, file names and dates of the creation of image data. This enables you to view and check the contents of the registered volume from the computer screen, even if the volume itself is not loaded.
  • Page 30 Click the REGISTER IMAGE FOLDER button. The Register Image Folder dialog box appears. Select the removable drive, and click the OK button. The registration message box appears. Click the OK button. The Set Logical Volume Name dialog box appears. Image Database...
  • Page 31 Type in a name for the current volume, and click the OK button. This registers the volume as an Image Folder. The database acquires information about all the folders and image files contained in that particular volume. The removable volume will be registered as an Image Folder named “IMAGELIB.”...
  • Page 32: Creating New Folders

    Creating New Folders You can create a new folder within a registered Image Folder or its subfolder. Steps On the Tree View, select and right-click with the mouse an Image Folder or a subfolder within which you want to create a new folder. The pop-up menu opens.
  • Page 33 Type in the name for a new folder. Click the OK button. The new folder will be created under the selected Image Folder or subfolder. The new folder “Digital Camera” is created. Image Database...
  • Page 34 Changing Location of Image Files You can move image files to a new location, by drag-and-drop the thumbnails from the Browser Display Area onto any folder displayed in the Tree View. Move an image to a new location by drag-and-drop- ping the thumbnail onto Copy images to the destination folder.
  • Page 35: Deleting Images

    Deleting Images When an image(s) is displayed and selected in the Browser Display Area, you can delete the image file(s) by clicking the DELETE button. 1. Select an image (thumbnail) you want to delete. 2. Click the DELETE button to open the Delete dialog box.
  • Page 36 You can also delete a folder from your computer, by selecting the folder icon in the Tree View and then clicking the DELETE button. 1. In the Tree View, select the Image Folder or the subfolder you want to delete. 2.
  • Page 37 Managing Image Folders Using Shortcut Menu Select a folder or an Image Folder in the Tree View, and right-click with the mouse. This displays a pop-up menu which offers you the option commands as listed in the table below. Command Brief explanation of its function New Folder Creates a new folder under the Image Folder or subfolder selected in the Tree View.
  • Page 38 Delete Deletes the selected Image Folder or subfolder. Care must be taken for this command execution. Once the Delete command is executed, the actual image files and subfold- ers are completely erased from your computer's hard disk. This command is also executed using the DELETE button. Refer to Deleting Images for more details.
  • Page 39 Refreshing View in the Browser Display Area If you perform file management using other file management software such as Windows Explorer, the ZoomBrowser EX may not always reflect the updates done with other file management software immediately. To reflect the updates on the database, select the Image Folder or subfolder which you want to update in the Tree View, and then click the REFRESH button.
  • Page 40: Processing Image Using Image Viewer

    Processing Image Using Image Viewer You can view the actual image of the selected thumbnail by opening the Image Viewer. First select the desired image and then click the VIEW IMAGE button. Double-clicking the selected thumbnail in the Browser Display Area also opens the Image Viewer window.
  • Page 41 Cropping Image Select the portion of the image you want to keep by mouse-dragging over it, and then click the CROP button. Areas outside the selection will be trimmed away. Cropped area CROP button Click this to crop along the trimming line.
  • Page 42 Adjusting Image Colors The color adjustment slider controls allow you to adjust color, brightness and contrast by dragging them to and fro Color adjustment slider controls Drag them to and fro, to change color, brightness and contrast. See how color, brightness and contrast have been adjusted.
  • Page 43 Saving Image after Processing The processed image can be saved as a new file. Type in the file name and specify the file type, then click the Save button. The image is saved as a new file. SAVE AS button Click this to open the Save As dialog box.
  • Page 44: Slide Show

    Slide Show This function enables you to display the images selected in the Browser Display Area as an automated slide show. You can view them in sequence using the entire computer screen. Steps Select the Slide Show Options from the View menu. The Slide Show Options dialog box opens to allow you to specify a set of parameters.
  • Page 45 Speciify how you want to play slide show sequentially using the Loop options. Clicking the sets the sequential image display through to the last image. The slide show ends and closes after the last image shown. Clicking the sets the endless sequential image display. To exit from this endless loop, you will have to press the Esc key or Close Slide Show button to end and close the slide show.
  • Page 46 Select the Slide Show from the View menu. The slide show starts and selected images are displayed in sequence on the entire computer screen according to the parameters set in the Slide Show Options dialog box. Slide Show...
  • Page 47 Slide Show Control Buttons While the slide show is in progress, the control buttons are displayed on the bottom-right corner of the screen. Pause / Replay button Next Image button Click the Pause button to stop the automated slide Advances the show to the next image. show temporarily.
  • Page 48: Time Tunnel

    Time Tunnel You can open the Time Tunnel window by selecting the Time Tunnel... from the View menu. When the Time Tunnel window opens, you see a series of rings which remind you of a time tunnel. The images in the Browser Display Area, or those contained in the selected folder, will be displayed in the Time Tunnel, positioned along the lines of the rings automatically.
  • Page 49: Adding Sound To Image

    Adding Sound to Image You can associate sound with an image by using the sound feature of ZoomBrowser EX. Steps for Recording Select the image to which you want to add sound in the Browser Display Area. Open the Properties menu and select the Add/Remove Sound. The Sound dialog box appears.
  • Page 50 Specify the sound file. Selectable sound files are those in the WAV and the MIDI formats. Click the Open button. The name of the selected file appears in the Sound dialog box. Click the Remove button here if you want to remove the sound file. Click the Play button here if you want to play the sound file.
  • Page 51 Steps for Playing Select an image thumbnail which has a Sound symbol on the top-right corner. Open the Properties menu, and select the Play Sound command. The Play Sound message box appears and starts playing the sound file. When it has finished playing, the message box closes. Click the Cancel button to stop playing.
  • Page 52 Processing Image for Sending by E-mail It is simple and easy for you to process images and attach them to an E-mail, if you use ZoomBrowser EX. Select the images in the Browser Display Area and follow the instructions of the wizard.
  • Page 53 Specify the resizing ratio and the image quality, and then click the Compress button. The program starts compressing the image files. The total file size after compression will be calculated and displayed in the bottom area of the dialog box. Processing Image for Sending by E-mail...
  • Page 54 Click the Next button. The wizard goes on to the next step. To check how the resized images look on the screen, click the Preview button. Choose what you want to do with the compressed image files, and then click the Finish button.
  • Page 55: Editing Image Using Other Image Processing Programs

    Editing Image Using Other Image Processing Programs ZoomBrowser EX allows you to do more image processing through cooperation with other image processing programs. Opening Image Files using Other Image Processing Programs You can specify your favorite image processing program for editing image files while using ZoomBrowser EX.
  • Page 56 When you select the Edit images using the default editor below: option, open the drop-down list and select the desired image editing program to be used as default. When you select the Edit images using the program below: option, click the Browse button to display the Open dialog box, and specify the desired image editing program.
  • Page 57: Importing Images

    Importing Images This section describes the functionality of ZoomBrowser EX to import/download images from your digital camera. • Importing Images with the Automation Wizard • Importing Images Using the Camera Window • Importing Images from a TWAIN Device • Importing Images by Drag-and-Drop Operation...
  • Page 58: Importing Images With The Automation Wizard

    The Automatiln Wizard starts when you connect a Canon digital camera to your computer or insert a memory card (Compact Flush card) into the memory card slot of a BJ printer connected to your computer after starting ZoomBrowser EX.
  • Page 59 Selecting Automatic Image Downloading When the Automation Wizard starts for the first time, the ZoomBrowser Automation Wizard dialog box appears as shown below: Note ³ If it is not the first time that the Automation Wizard starts, the ZoomBrowser Automation dialog box appears, ready to start automatic image downloading directly.
  • Page 60 Select the automated action which you want ZoomBrowser to perform first when it detects a connected device such as a digital camera or memory card. The option items and their actions are as follows: Option Action Further operation Display images in When you click the Finish button to Importing Images Using the Cam- the Camera Window...
  • Page 61 • When the ZoomBrowser Automation dialog box appears When the ZoomBrowser Automation dialog box appears instead of the ZoomBrowser Automation Wizard dialog box, just click the Start button to repeat the same action sequence you have used to import images last time. If you want to change the action sequence, click the Modify Settings button to open the ZoomBrowser Automation Wizard dialog box and reselect the desired actions.
  • Page 62: Setting The Automation Wizard To Download Images

    Setting the Automation Wizard to Download Images You can download images from the connected device by setting options in the ZoomBrowser Automation Wizard dialog box. The Automation Wizard saves your settings so that it will automatically trace the same action sequence when downloading images next time. Steps Select the Download images to ZoomBrowser EX option in the ZoomBrowser Automation Wizard dialog box.
  • Page 63 Specify the folder and click the Next button. The Automation Wizard proceeds to the next screen. Setting the Automation Wizard to Download Images...
  • Page 64 Select a category of images to download. The image category options are listed below: Option Action Download all images Downloads all the images stored in the connected digital camera or memory card. Download new images Downloads all the images except those already imported to the ZoomBrowser EX.
  • Page 65 Select a radio button to specify the next action to do on the downloaded image data. The options are described below: Option Action Display Slide Show Displays all the downloaded images in a slide show. Layout and Print Images Selects all the downloaded images and perform cus- tom layout printing.
  • Page 66: Importing Images Using The Camera Window

    PC card adapter for memory cards, etc.) set up correctly, before importing the image data stored in a memory card. Select From Canon Cam- All the images stored in the Canon digital camera con- from IMPORT nected to your computer IMAGES button submenu.
  • Page 67 Select the Display Images All the images stored in the digital camera, memory card, or in the Camera Window any other device specified by the Automation Wizard option from Zoom- Browser Automation Wiz- ard dialog box. The Camera Window displays the thumbnails of images stored in the selected device. Note ³...
  • Page 68 From the Tree View, select the target folder where you want to save the image files. Note ³ To know how to manage folders and libraries, refer to Image Database. Return to the Camera Window. Click to select photos or images you want to import to your computer.
  • Page 69 Click the DOWNLOAD button in the Camera Window. The selected images are saved as files in the computer. The downloaded images are displayed in the Browser Display Area. Click the Close button at the upper-right corner of the Camera Window if you want to close the Camera Window now and disconnect the device.
  • Page 70 Basic Operation in the Camera Window The Camera Window shows thumbnails of the photos or images contained in the device connected to your computer, so you can browse through all the images in the device. This subsection describes how to use the control buttons in the Camera Window. Importing Images Using the Camera Window...
  • Page 71 Elements in the Camera Window The Camera Window shows thumbnails of all the images stored in the device connected to your computer. Each thumbnail is associated with the image file information. The Camera Window also provides options that enable you to import and print the images. To select an image, click its thumbnail.
  • Page 72 Canon digital camera Note ³ If photos were shot in the Stitch Assist mode of Canon digital camera, they are displayed with special marks and icons. Click the mark to start the PhotoStitch utility and merge photos to create a panoramic image.
  • Page 73: Setup Options

    Note ³ These setup options are available only when the connected digital camera is a Canon product. The dialog box offers somewhat different parameters depending on the product type. (2) CONNECT CAMERA Click the CONNECT CAMERA button to restart the connection process. All the thumbnails are reloaded from the camera into the computer.
  • Page 74 (3) SELECT Click the SELECT button to display the selection menu as shown below: Selects all the images currently displayed in the Camera Window. Selects all the images in the Camera Window except those already imported. The mark in the top left corner of a thumbnail, as shown in the figure, indicates that the image has already been imported.
  • Page 75 (4) DELETE Use the DELETE button to clear the selected images completely from the device. If you select an image or images and click the DELETE button, a message appears as shown below: Click Yes if you want to clear the images completely from the device. If you do not want to clear them, click No.
  • Page 76 (6) PRINT Use the PRINT button to print images by activating the PhotoRecord utility. First select the images to print, and then click the PRINT button and select either Layout or Index from the PRINT button pop-up submenu. Select Layout to activate PhotoRecord. The selected photos are loaded automatically. Select Index to display the Index Print Settings dialog box.
  • Page 77 (8) UPLOAD Use the UPLOAD button to copy images from your computer to the connected device. Click the UPLOAD button to open a dialog box and select the images to copy to the device. When an image or images are selected, the Save to Camera dialog box appears as shown below: Specify the image size, select the resize option, and click the Save to Camera button.
  • Page 78: Image Info

    First select a photo image, and click the IMAGE INFO button. The Camera Properties for Image window opens as shown below: Note ³ You can use this function only when the connected digital camera is a Canon product. Importing Images Using the Camera Window...
  • Page 79 You can use this dialog box to edit the camera's slide shows or its DPOF print settings, and write them onto the camera’s memory. Note ³ You can use this function only when the connected digital camera is a Canon product. Importing Images Using the Camera Window...
  • Page 80 (11) HELP Click the HELP button to display the About Camera Window or the Help for the Camera Window. About Camera Window that shows product information of the Camera Window Importing Images Using the Camera Window...
  • Page 81: Importing Images From A Twain Device

    Note ³ If you use the procedure herein to import images from a Canon digital camera that supports ZoomBrowser EX, image file information such as the date of shooting and situation of shot is not saved in the ZoomBrowser EX’s database. Use the...
  • Page 82 The Select Source dialog box appears. Open the list box under Select a data source, select the connected TWAIN device, and then click the OK button. The ZoomBrowser EX main window opens. From the Tree View, select the folder where you want to save the imported image files. Make sure that the contents of the selected folder are displayed in the Browser Display Area.
  • Page 83 Importing Images by Drag-and-Drop Operation You can import images from a variety of storage media by simply drag-and-drop the file icons onto the Browser Display Area. The files are registered in the library or folder currently displayed in the ZoomBrowser EX window. Use this easy method of registering image files from your hard disks, CDs, and MOs, without invoking the Register Image Folder function.
  • Page 84 • Importing Images by Using the Windows Explorer The libraries and folders registered in ZoomBrowser EX exist in your computer disks as actual folders. It means that you can register new images by using the Windows Explorer. Register new image files and folders in ZoomBrowser EX by copying them to the folders that are already registered.
  • Page 85: Printing From Photorecord

    • Printing a Photo Index (Index Printing) • Custom Layout Printing (Artwork/Layout Album) • Printing in a Specified Photo Size (Fixed Photo Size Printing) • Printing in the Borderless Printing Mode (Tiled Photo) • Printing on Canon Perforated Paper • Starting Printing...
  • Page 86 Printing a Photo Index (Index Printing) One way to print a photo index is to activate PhotoRecord, select the Layout mode to set the photo size, background, and other properties, and then output the print data. The other and easier way is to use the PRINT button in the ZoomBrowser EX window.
  • Page 87 An Easy Way to Print an Index You can print a photo index directly from ZoomBrowser EX, just by clicking the PRINT button. Steps Select the photos or folders of which you want to make an index from the Browser Display Area of ZoomBrowser EX, and then click the PRINT button to open the pop-up submenu.
  • Page 88 Select Index from the PRINT button pop-up submenu. The Index Print Settings dialog box appears. The number of pages varies depending on the number of photos, paper settings, and the thumbnail size. Printing a Photo Index (Index Printing)
  • Page 89 Specify the Thumbnail size, Media Type, Paper Size, Orientation, and Print quality options. You can select a thumbnail size from Small, Medium, and Large. If you want to add a background image, click the Set Page Art button to open the Change Page Artwork dialog box.
  • Page 90 Previewing the Layout before Printing an Index You can preview the page layout on the screen before printing a photo Index. Steps Select the photos of which you want to make an index from the Browser Display Area of ZoomBrowser EX. Click the PRINT button and select Layout from the PRINT button pop-up submenu.
  • Page 91 Click the Next button to proceed to the next step. Specify Media Type, Paper Size, and Orientation. The Preview area shows the print image in relation to the current settings. Clicking the Set Page Margins button allows you to widen or narrow the area for printing the image data.
  • Page 92 Select Index layout. Select the thumbnail size from the Photo size drop-down list. You can select from Small, Medium, and Large. Click the Finish button. The PhotoRecord window opens. It automatically positions the selected photos to fit the current paper settings. Printing a Photo Index (Index Printing)
  • Page 93 The Album Control Panel in the PhotoRecord window contains the controls shown below. These controls enable you to access various artwork options. Artwork Options In the Artwork/Layout album mode, you can clip or resize your photos, arrange them in a desired layout, add text, and add photo frames and background. Starting Printing Click the PRINT button to start printing.
  • Page 94 Custom Layout Printing (Artwork/Layout Album) The Artwork/Layout album option allows you to arrange your photos in a desired layout and apply a variety of artwork including clipping, resizing, rotation, text insertion, and ornamentation with photo frames and background. See Artwork for details on the artwork features.
  • Page 95: Setting The Print Mode

    Setting the Print Mode Specify the size and position of each photo and arrange the photos in a desired layout. Steps Select a photo or photos to print from the Browser Display Area, click the PRINT button, and select Layout from the PRINT button pop-up submenu. PhotoRecord starts and the PhotoRecord Print Modes window opens, ready to start the Print Modes wizard.
  • Page 96 The Preview area shows the print image in relation to the current settings. Clicking the Set Page Margins button allows you to widen or narrow the area for printing the album page. You can enable the Borderless Printing function by selecting the Use Canon Borderless Printing checkbox. Note ³...
  • Page 97 Click the Next button to proceed to the next step. Specify how the photos should be arranged on the album page. Select Automatic layout to have the photos automatically arranged by PhotoRecord. Select Index layout to use the Index Printing feature. Select Manual layout to position the photos temporarily so that you may freely rearrange them.
  • Page 98 Click the Finish button. The PhotoRecord window opens to display the selected photos in the new layout. They are arranged in the most suitable way for your paper settings. The Album Control Panel in the PhotoRecord window contains the controls shown below. These controls enable you to access various artwork options.
  • Page 99: Fixed Photo Size Printing

    Printing in a Specified Photo Size (Fixed Photo Size Printing) The Fixed photo size printing option allows you to print all the selected photos in a specified photo size. Printing in a Specified Photo Size (Fixed Photo Size Printing)
  • Page 100 Setting the Print Mode Specify the photo size you want to print your photos. PhotoRecord automatically arrange the photos to match the setting. Steps Select a photo or photos to print from the Browser Display Area, click the PRINT button, and select Layout from the PRINT button pop-up submenu. PhotoRecord starts and the PhotoRecord Print Modes dialog box opens, ready to start The Print Modes wizard.
  • Page 101 Click the Next button to proceed to the next step. Specify Media Type, Paper Size, and Orientation. The Preview area shows the print image in relation to the paper. Click the Next button to proceed to the next step. Printing in a Specified Photo Size (Fixed Photo Size Printing)
  • Page 102 Specify the Photo Size. If you select the Automatic clipping checkbox, PhotoRecord automatically resizes and clips the photos to fit the specified photo size. Printing in a Specified Photo Size (Fixed Photo Size Printing)
  • Page 103 Click the Finish button. The PhotoRecord window opens. It automatically positions the selected photos to fit the current paper settings. The Album Control Panel in the PhotoRecord window contains the controls shown below. Note that vailable artwork options are limited in the Fixed photo size printing mode.
  • Page 104 Printing in the Borderless Printing Mode (Tiled photo) The Borderless printing (Tiled photo) option allows you to print photos with no blank margins left around the photos. This mode requires a printer that supports borderless printing. Printing in the Borderless Printing Mode (Tiled photo)
  • Page 105 Setting the Print Mode Select borderless printing and specify paper settings with the number of photos to be arranged as tiles on a single page. Steps Select a photo or photos to print from the Browser Display Area. Click the PRINT button and select Layout from the PRINT button pop-up submenu.
  • Page 106 The Preview area shows the print image in relation to the current paper setting. Clicking the Set Page Margins button allows you to widen or narrow the area for printing the image data. You can enable the borderless printing feature by selecting the Use Canon Borderless Printing checkbox. Note ³...
  • Page 107 Click the Next button to proceed to the next step. Specify the number of photo tiles you want to place on a single page. Select 1 (1 row) when printing a single photo with no margins. If you select the Automatic clipping checkbox, PhotoRecord automatically resizes and clips the photos to fit the specified photo size.
  • Page 108 Click the Finish button. The PhotoRecord window opens. It automatically positions the selected photos to fit the current paper settings. The Album Control Panel in the PhotoRecord window contains the controls shown below. Note that available artwork options are limited in the Borderless printing (Tiled photo) mode.
  • Page 109: Printing On Canon Perforated Paper

    Printing on Canon Perforated Paper You can easily print with Canon Perforated Paper in a just-fit layout. Printing on Canon Perforated Paper...
  • Page 110 Setting the Print Mode You can print your photos on Canon Perforated paper by simply selecting the paper type. PhotoRecord automatically aligns the photos with the perforations. Steps Select a photo or photos to print from the Browser Display Area. Click the PRINT button and select Layout from the PRINT button pop-up submenu.
  • Page 111 Click the Next button to proceed to the next step. Specify the type of Canon perforated paper. The Preview area shows how the photos are arranged under the current settings. Printing on Canon Perforated Paper...
  • Page 112 However, you can specify the print quality and number of copies to print. Artwork Options In the Canon perforated paper printing mode, you can only add text, clip photos, and rotate photos (with some limitations). You cannot resize photos, change layout, or add photo frames or background.
  • Page 113: About Canon Perforated Paper

    About Canon perforated paper This section briefly describes Canon perforated paper. The photos printed on Canon perforated paper can easily be cut apart along the perforated lines. This relatively thick, high glossy paper lets you print photo-quality images without blank portions around them.
  • Page 114: Starting Printing

    When you have finished all necessary steps for the page layout, click the PRINT button to start printing. The Print dialog box appears. Selecting the Use Canon Vivid Photo checkbox enables the Vivid Photo Printing feature. It will reproduce blues and greens in compensated vivid colors.
  • Page 115 Artwork You can apply artwork to your photos placed in the PhotoRecord window. You can clip photos, add a background and photo frames, change the layout, and insert text. Clipping You can specify an area of a photo image to clip and print.
  • Page 116 Adding text You can insert text anywhere on your page. Use this feature to add photo captions, page titles, and so on. Changing layout You can move photos anywhere on your page. You can enlarge or reduce the photos. You can also rotate or remove the photos. Note ³...
  • Page 117: Page Art

    Page Art When you are working in the Artwork/Layout album mode, you can specify a background for the page currently displayed in the PhotoRecord window, or select frames to ornament the photos. Page Art...
  • Page 118 Adding a Page Background You can specify a background to print with your pages by a simple operation. Steps Click the PAGE ART button. The Change Page Artwork dialog box appears. Page Art...
  • Page 119 Select an artwork pattern which you want to use as a page background. To select a pattern, select a sample panel and click on the desired sample pattern. Samples are grouped under several tabs according to their types. Click a tab to select a sample panel, and select the pattern you want to use.
  • Page 120 Select a color. To select a color, click the corresponding preset button. See how the color is reflected in the preview area. This box shows the selected color. Preview area Click the Choose button to display the color selection window and select a new color.
  • Page 121 Adding a Photo Frame You can specify a frame to ornament a photo by a simple operation. Select a photo and click the (option button) to open a pop-up menu, and then select Change Photo Frame. The Change Photo Frame dialog box appears. Option button Select a frame pattern which you want to use as a photo frame.
  • Page 122 To select a pattern, select a sample panel and click on the desired sample pattern. Samples are grouped under several tabs according to their types. Click a tab to select a sample panel, and select the pattern you want to use. Click on the desired sample pattern to select it.
  • Page 123 Select a color. To select a color, click the corresponding preset button. See how the color is reflected in the preview area. This box shows the selected color. Preview area. Click the Choose button to display the color selection window and select a new color.
  • Page 124: Changing Layout

    Changing Layout When you are working in the Artwork/Layout album mode, you can re-position the photos in the PhotoRecord window to make up a new layout. You can rotate or resize the photos. You can also remove the photos from the layout. The clipping and rotating functions are also available in the other print modes, but each with some limitations.
  • Page 125 Re-positioning the Photos You can re-position (move) the photos within the PhotoRecord window. If you have selected Layout from the PRINT button pop-up submenu in the Artwork/Layout album mode, you can freely move the photos to a new position by drag-and-dropping in the window. Steps Set the LAYOUT slide switch at MANUAL.
  • Page 126 Select and mouse-drag a photo wherever you want to place it. Note ³ When the current print mode is not Artwork/Layout album (including Index layout), the basic layout cannot be modified. You can only change the order of the photos by mouse-dragging operation. Changing Layout...
  • Page 127 Resizing the Photos When you are working in the Artwork/Layout album mode, you can enlarge or reduce the photos using the mouse-dragging technique. You cannot resize the photos when working in other print modes. Steps Set the LAYOUT slide switch at MANUAL. Note ³...
  • Page 128 Select the photo you want to resize. Make sure that the photo is in the Resize mode. A red arrow appears on each of the four borders. Resize mode and Rotate mode If you see a red arrow on each of the four borders of a selected photo, the photo is in the Resize mode.
  • Page 129 Rotating the Photos When you are working in the Artwork/Layout album mode, you can rotate the photos to any desired angles using the mouse-dragging technique. You can only specify a 180-degree rotation when working in the other print modes. Steps Set the LAYOUT slide switch at MANUAL.
  • Page 130 Select the photo you want to rotate. Make sure that the photo is in the Rotate mode. A blue arrow appears at each of the four corners. Resize mode and Rotate mode If you see a red arrow on each of the four borders of a selected photo, the photo is in the Resize mode.
  • Page 131 Removing a Photo You can remove (clear) a photo from the layout in the PhotoRecord window. Here removing a photo means just excluding it from the print page. It does not mean deleting the actual image file from your computer. Steps Click the option button attached to the photo you want to remove.
  • Page 132: Adding Text

    Adding Text You can add text to your pages in the PhotoRecord window. Use this function to insert photo captions, page titles, and so on. Adding Text...
  • Page 133 Adding and Positioning Text You can type text in the Edit Text box to put it on your pages in the PhotoRecord window. Steps Click the option button on the left side of the current page. Option button Adding Text...
  • Page 134 The option menu appears. Select Add Text from the menu. The Edit Text dialog box appears. There is an alternative to display the Edit Text dialog box. Make sure that no photo is selected, then right-click within the PhotoRecord window. From the pop-up menu, select Add Text.
  • Page 135 Type in a text string. Specify the font. Specify the font size. Specify the text alignment. Specify the font style. Four font style options are available: bold, italic, underline, and font color (from left to right). This area allows you to check the result of font name, font style, font size, and alignment selection before they are reflected in the main window (from left to right).
  • Page 136 Click the OK button. The typed text will appear on the current page. You can change the ornament of each text block. You can also move a text block wherever you want to place it, by dragging it with the mouse. You can always re-edit your text later, by double-clicking the text block to re-open the Edit Text dialog box.
  • Page 137 Applying Artwork to Text You can specify ornament for each of your text. Steps Select a text block and click the option button. Option button Adding Text...
  • Page 138 The option menu appears. Select Change Frame from the menu. The Change Text Frame dialog box appears. Adding Text...
  • Page 139 Select an artwork pattern you want to apply to the text block. To select an ornament pattern, select a sample panel and click on the desired sample pattern in the panel. Samples are grouped under several tabs according to their types. Click a tab to select a sample panel and select the desired pattern.
  • Page 140 Select a color. To select a color, click the corresponding preset button. See how the color is reflected in the preview area. This box shows the selected color. Preview area. Click the Choose button to display the color selection window and select a new color.
  • Page 141 Adding a Caption to a Photo When you are working in the Artwork/Layout album mode, the entered caption is displayed just below the selected photo. In the other print modes, the entered caption is displayed inside one of the corners of the selected photo. You can move the caption to another corner of the photo. There is an automated way of printing the photo data file names and/or the date and time of photographing as a caption.
  • Page 142 A pop-up menu appears. Select Edit Caption from the menu to display the Edit Text dialog box. Type in a text string. Specify the font. Specify the font size. Specify the text alignment. Specify the font style. Four font style options are available: bold, italic, underline, and font color (from left to right).
  • Page 143 Inserting a Page Title A page title is always inserted at the top of the printable area. You can align the text in the text block by selecting an alignment option (align left, center text ,or align right). The text block itself does not move from its fixed position.
  • Page 144 A pop-up menu appears. Select Edit Title from the menu to display the Edit Text dialog box. Adding Text...
  • Page 145 Type in a text string. Specify the font. Specify the font size. Specify the text alignment. Specify the font style. Four font style options are available: bold, italic, underline, and font color (from left to right). (from left to right). This area allows you to check the result of font name, font style, font size, and alignment settings before they are reflected in the main window.(from left to right).
  • Page 146: Clipping A Photo

    Clipping a Photo You can clip your photos displayed in the PhotoRecord window. The photo-clipping feature allows you to print part of a photo image. It does not affect the original photo image file. Steps In the PhotoRecord window, double-click the photo you want to clip. The Photo Viewer window appears.
  • Page 147 The size of the clipped area depends upon the Artwork/Layout album mode option you selected. When the selected mode is Fixed photo size printing, Borderless printing (Tiled photo), or Canon perforated paper printing, the clipped area is fixed in its height-width ratio.
  • Page 148: How To Use Online Help

    How to Use Online Help The Canon BJ software provides you with Online Help information about functions and operations. It contains a brief description of operational steps that you can read on the screen while operating the program. This section informs you how to use the Online Help of each BJ software program.
  • Page 149 Online Help of ZoomBrowser EX Two sets of Online Help are accessible from the Help menu of ZoomBrowser EX: What is ZoomBrowser EX? and Show Quick Tips. What is ZoomBrowser EX? Look up explanations about major functions and operations of ZoomBrowser EX.
  • Page 150 Show Quick Tips You can choose whether or not to display Quick Tips at an appropriate time while working with ZoomBrowser EX. Relevant topics are featured when using some of the major functions. How to Use Open the Help menu, and select Show Quick Tips. From the submenu, select (checkmark) to display Tips you need.
  • Page 151 Online PhotoRecord Help Two sets of Online Helps are accessible from the Help menu of PhotoRecord: Contents & Index and What’s This? How to Use From the Help menu, click Contents & Index. You can look up explanations about the major functions and operations of PhotoRecord.
  • Page 152 What’s This? To understand what a button or an area means, select What’s This? from the Help menu. The cursor turns into a ? mark. Point the desired object to display a brief explanation.
  • Page 153 58, 62 Automation wizard Borderless Printing Borderless Printing Mode Browser Display Browser Display Area 18, 23, 34, 39, 44, 52, 95 & Camera Window 8, 66, 68, 70 Canon Utilities captions Changing Layout Changing layout Changing Location of Image Files...
  • Page 154 ,QGH[ Clipping Clipping a Photo CONNECT CAMERA button Control Panel 18, 19, 22 Creating Panoramic Photo Using PhotoStitch Creating Panoramic photo Using PhotoStitch Cropping Images DELETE button 19, 35, 75 Deleting Images digital camera DOWNLOAD button Editing Images from Other Application Programs Editor Application E-mail Fixed Photo Size...
  • Page 155 ,QGH[ Image Database IMAGE INFO button Image Library One IMPORT IMAGES button Importing Images Importing images Importing Images by Drag-and-Drop Operation Importing Images from a TWAIN Device Importing Images from the Camera Window Importing Images with the Automation Wizard 57, 58 layout Magnifier memory card...
  • Page 156 ,QGH[ Perforated Paper 109, 110 perforated paper 10, 113 Photo Control Panel Photo Frame photo Index photo index 4, 86 Photo Size Photo size photo size photo-clipping PhotoRecord window 92, 98, 125, 146 PhotoStitch Previewing the Layout before Printing an Index Print an Index PRINT button 19, 76...
  • Page 157 ,QGH[ Saving Images after Processing scanner scanning Scroll Mode 19, 22 SELECT button Selecting Automatic Image Downloading Selecting layout Set Logical Volume Name dialog box Setting the Print Modes Shooting SHOW PROPERTIES button Slide Show Slide Show Control Buttons SLIDE/DPOF button Text block Text Blocks Thumbnails...
  • Page 158 ,QGH[ VIEW IMAGE button View Mode buttons Zoom Mode 19, 21 ZoomBrowser EX...